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Medicine For Lortab Overdose
Lortab overdose: Blood levels of hydrocodone and Acetaminophen as well as liver functions tests would be the appropriate lab test to order. The patient should be evaluated acutely in an emergency room after being transported there by 911 responders, and also have an addiction medicine evaluation. ...Read more
Lortab is hydrocodone (a schedule II narcotic) and tylenol. Overdose, defined as excessive dosing by accident or intention, involves severe sedation of the nervous system with ataxia, altered consciousness, and, if severe enough, respiratory compromise, requiring hospital care. Tylenol overdose runs the ...Read more
Sedation+respiratory: Lortab is hydrocodone (a schedule II narcotic) and tylenol. Overdose, defined as excessive dosing by accident or intention, involves severe sedation of the nervous system with ataxia, altered consciousness, and, if severe enough, respiratory compromise, requiring hospital care. Tylenol overdose runs the risk of liver damage. ...Read more
Antidote: Overdose from lortab is to be taken seriously. There are liver toxicity issues and the opioid overdose issues. You must seek immediate medical care. Both components may cause death. The best is not to overdose. Alway use medication as directed by your md. Make no changes unless approved by your md. ...Read more
ER: Any acute overdose of opiates and/or Acetaminophen should be done by emergency response personnel. Call 911 and have the person evaluated by emergency response individuals who can provide airway support in case of respiratory arrest. Further evaluation should include an evaluation by someone qualified in addiction medicine. ...Read more
Drug test: As long as you have a valid rx for the lortabs, simply show the bottle to whoever administered the test. If you are taking drugs that were not prescribed for you, then you may be out of luck. Depending on the sensitivity of the drug test, you may test positive. Best to come clean and tell the truth. ...Read more
Yes: It will help post op pain but you should check with your doctor. ...Read more
What do lortab 10s show up as on drug tests and how long until they are out of your system? (if you are a rare user)
1 to 3 days: Lortab is a combination of hydrocodone in tylenol (acetaminophen). Whether it shows up on a drug test depends on the type of test that is done. A single dose of hydrocodone may show up on very sensitive urine tests for1 to 3 days. However, it depends on the individual person, the test, and the laboratory. ...Read more
I took a lortab on a sunday and forgot about an employment drug test I have on wednesday will it show up i only took one and do nottake them regularly?
Not necessarily: Dehydration, liver problems, gallbladder problems, blood disorders & a myriad other thing can cause this. Opiates like lortab can overtax an already damaged liver & exacerbate the problem, but likely there is an underlying disorder. A good history & physical exam & likely urine & blood tests & imaging like ultrasound/CT of liver may be needed to find cause & determine appropriate treatment ...Read more
Dark urine: Lortab does not cause dark urine. Most likely you are not drinking enough water throughout the day. Start drinking water at least 8 glasses a day at regular intervals to stay hydrated. Concentrated urine is the body's own mechanism to conserve water especially in hot dry weather. ...Read more
Lortab: Curiously askingif it is prescribed for you, why the worrying?. ...Read more
I took about 6 or 7 Lortabs on January 1st. I got drug test today by a pee test. Will I fail the test?
Drug screen: At this stage I don't feel it would be any Lortabs still in your system ...Read more
Hydrocodone is a semi-synthetic opioid synthesized from codeine, which is the ingredient in Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3
Many commercial opiate screening tests react indiscriminately with hydrocodone, other opiates, and their metabolites, but chromatographic techniques can easily distinguish hydrocodone uniquely ...Read more
Will a lab urine test show Lortab if none has been taken for 10 to 11 days. A home drug test was negative. Will a lab test be negative?
A lab test will be: Negative if it has been 10-11 days since last dose. ...Read more
How long does it take to get narco/lortab to be conpletely out of ur system for a drug screen.and without a drug screen.a really advance urine testi?
Lortab elimination?: Lortab (hydrocodone and acetamenophen) is a pain med. The hydrocodone component has a 1/2 life of 8hrs. That means every 8 hrs, 1/2 of the drug should be eliminated in ur urine. If u have a problem with opiate pain medication, it's best to be honest with your doc & get the help u need. Be careful, as Lortab also contains tylenol, (acetaminophen) an overdose of which can cause liver failure and death. Talk 2 ur MD ...Read more
What's to be expected? Might tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 and lortab show up the same on a drug test for wal-mart?
Depends: It depends on the drug test. Has to test for what you mentioned. ...Read more
I've been giving amoxicillin 500 mg and vicdion and lortab medicine for a tooth infection was on it for 3 months when will they be out my system?
The meds should clear from your system within days of discontinuing. The effects of long term use however may take longer to normalize.
3months seems like a very long time to be treating a tooth infection. I hope it has been resolved. ...Read more
Husband has precription for lortab but took a suboxen strip one week ago. Drug test at work pos. For opiates and sent to lab. Will the suboxen show up?
I'm on pain management for low back pain I take lortab 10 up to 3 times a day I don't take them much will i still pass my drug test
Talk to your doctor : Something is fishy. Talk to your doctor. What's happening with the remainder. If the doctor does not find out soon, someone will. For your own benefit, be honest with your doctor. It will do you both good. ...Read more
I am a 53-year-old male who suffers from migraine headaches. I have the pain medicine (lortab 7.5) but can not keep it down without first taking anti-nausea medicine (phenegren 25 mlg) Can you prescribe the phenegren for me?
We don't prescribe: We don't prescribe meds on this site. Either you get rx from your doctor or go and consult a physician on Virtual Practice ...Read more
How much water should I drink when taking lortab? This medicine (hydrocodone 500 mg) was prescribed to me today and the instructions say to drink plenty of water when taking the medication. My diagnosis was a UTI and I am taking an antibiotic called sulf
4-5 glasses a day : There is no need to drink more than normal on hydro codone. But you do need to make sure you don't get dehydrated. ...Read more
Can a drug test determine the difference between lortab and norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?
Can a meconium drug test determine the difference between lortab and norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)?
I have been diagnosed with restless leg syndrome. My physician has tried several Parkinson's drugs, but they had no effect. I recently had some dental work done and wasprescribed lortab for three days. I noticed that I got relieffrom restless leg syndrome
My adult drug addict son found a doctor who prescribed: adderall; klonopin, xanax, (alprazolam) lortab and ibuprofen. He is veryill and is having psychotic episodes. What should I do?
Save his life: Call 911 and request help. While you cannot force him to get help, police officers can assess him. If they find him at risk for imminent harm due to a psychiatric or medical problem impairing his judgment, they may choose to transport him to an emergency room for assessment. Best wishes. You are allowed certainly to report the prescribing doctor to your state board. ...Read more
Not much: Hopefully, you're taking it for relief of moderately severe pain and not for recreation, but an occasional Lortab will not do much harm to most people. Overusing it can cause several complication including liver failure, respiratory depression, addiction, and death. Use it only as prescribed by your physician. ...Read more